Police arrest suspect in killing of Nazareth woman

Woman worked in area factory; suspect is found hiding in Nazareth apartment.

April 21, 2011 01:43
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Police car and taxi in Tel Aviv at night 311. (photo credit: Yoni Cohen)

Police arrested a 42-year-old man suspected of killing a 45- year-old Nazareth woman found in critical condition, with multiple stab wounds, in the Tzipporit industrial area on Wednesday.

The woman, married with children, who worked at a factory in the area, was rushed by paramedics to a nearby hospital but died en route.

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Police announced Wednesday night that they have tasked the Valley Branch of the special YAMAR investigative unit with investigating the crime. On Wednesday afternoon the body was taken to the Institute for Forensic Medicine at Abu Kabir in an effort to find clues to the identity of the killer.

The suspect was found hiding in a Nazareth apartment.

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